Today's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C.
Suggested Introduction 1:
The Risk Management Agency announced a streamlined and simpler approach to buying area risk protection insurance by publishing the Area Risk Protection Insurance (ARPI) final rule effective for the 2014 and succeeding crop years. Robbie Minnich, Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Cotton Council office in Washington, D.C., joins us today to explain what this means for cotton producers.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Under ARPI, producers will be able to choose from one of three area insurance plans according to Minnich.
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ARPI includes crop provisions for barley, corn, cotton, forage, grain sorghum, peanuts, soybeans and wheat.